NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare is aimed at candidates who are working in a residential childcare setting and want to develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in a residential setting.
Through the Learning Assistant platform provided by City & Guilds, you can earn your qualification online while learning, developing and practicing the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Health & Social Care.
To gain the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare you must complete 16 mandatory units and choose from a wide range of optional units, covering both your knowledge and your working practice. Your assessor will discuss the optional units with you and help you to decide which units would be beneficial to you.
Unit F/506/7653: Understand the Development of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit T/506/8363: Understand how to Safeguard and Protect Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit A/506/8364: Understand how to Support Children and Young People who have Experienced Harm or Abuse
Unit A/506/8526: Promote Effective Communication and Information Handling in Residential Childcare Settings
Unit J/506/7587: Support Risk Management in Residential Childcare
Unit A/506/7828: Assessment and Planning with Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit L/506/7588: Support Group Living in Residential Childcare
Unit A/506/7618: Understand how to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit M/506/7616: Support Attachment and Positive Relationships for Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit T/506/7617: Support the Well-Being and Resilience of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit L/506/7798: Support Children and Young People in Residential Childcare to Achieve their Learning Potential
Unit D/506/7594: Support Children and Young People in Residential Childcare to Manage their Health
Unit Y/506/8193: Support the Development of Socially Aware Behaviour with Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit F/506/7782: Engage in Professional Development in Residential Childcare Settings
Unit R/506/7592: Support the Rights, Diversity and Equality of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit F/506/760: Participate in Teams to Benefit Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
The learning material is provided electronically on the Learning Assistant Platform with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course.
You will build up a portfolio of evidence in the form of written statements or “Reflective Accounts” along with supporting work products you have produced. Observations will be undertaken by a member of the Health & Social Care assessment team. You may also supply witness testimonies or statements from third parties with whom you work. This may include a supervisor, line manager or other suitably qualified individuals who understand your job role and the standards you have to meet to obtain this level of qualification.
A member of the Health & Social Care assessment team will visit you in the workplace at some point during your course to undertake observations of you at work. These will be planned in advance in order to cause the minimum disruption to your work routine and to try to capture as much information in one visit as possible.
The NCFE Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare is not approved for those under the age of 16.
Learners will receive 12 months access to their course.
You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Social Care assessment team for 12 months. You can contact the assessment team via phone, email or over the Learning Assistant platform. Our assessors work Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, and any messages sent outside of these hours will be picked up during normal working times.
You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and the hard copy of your certificate within 4 weeks of completion.
The cost of the course is £895.00
Should you wish to pay in full by card you can receive 15% off the full cost of the course. Use code PIF15 or call +44 (0)203 9002048.
Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.